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Rancho Santa Fe Rotary donations help doctor treat children in Malawi

Rancho Santa Fe Rotary donations help doctor treat children in Malawi

The Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Club recently hosted Dr. Wone Banda, the very first plastic surgeon resident in Malawi, Africa. Through the Rotary’s support of ConnectMed, a beneficiary of the 2015 Taste of Rancho Santa Fe event, Banda will be able to gain critical surgical training that will help her better treat her overwhelming case load in the pediatric burn unit where she works.

Banda was able to make the stop in Rancho Santa Fe on her way to the American Society of Plastic Surgery’s “The Meeting” conference in Los Angeles and was a guest of Rotarian Rita Abbati, the executive director of ConnectMed, a global surgical and education collaborative.

Abatti first met Banda in 2014...

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